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                                   Regular Commission Meeting
                                      of the City of St. Marys
                                   Tuesday, November 4, 2008
                                    7:00 PM St. Marys Fire Hall

The regular meeting of the St. Marys City Commission was convened and held according to law
by Vice-Mayor Paul Cabler on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, at 7:00 PM at the St. Marys Fire Hall.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Present:         Paul Cabler              John D’Aloia, Jr.
                 Dennis Miller

Absent:          Gerard Kleinsmith        Doyle Pearl

Also present:    Maurice Cordell        Jim Hostetler        Ed Lester
                 Tory Jost              Ray Barthuly         Patrick McAtarian
                 Tippi Flerlage         Jenene Heavey, Smoke Signal
                 Beth Howell Day, St. Marys Star

Appropriation Ordinance No. 792
After discussion, a motion was made by D’Aloia and a second by Miller to approve Appropriation
Ordinance No. 792. VOTE: AYE – Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.

Review Minutes
The proposed October 21, 2008, regular meeting minutes were approved as presented.

Approve Agenda – Additions/Changes
Patrick McAtarian – New Business Item B: Planning Commission
D’Aloia – New Business Item C: UDC Changes

OLD BUSINESS
Ordinance No. 1215, Amending Section 14 Flood Plain
Following discussion, D’Aloia made a motion to table the matter until the next regular meeting.
Miller seconded the motion. VOTE: AYE – Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS
Ordinance No. 1217, Sewer Tap Ordinance
Cabler read aloud Ordinance No. 1217. D’Aloia provided a revision to section 17-302 part 2 and
explained his reasoning for the revision. The revision read: “The owner of any property that is
required to have a sanitary connection to the public sanitary sewer system shall be responsible
for all of the cost of connection to said city sewer. When the connection is to a previously installed
tap line, the customer may have the tap line inspected at his expense before connection. The
liability for a proper connection to the city sewer shall be that of the customer. The policy
established in this paragraph shall be prominently displayed on the sewer hookup application
form. The customer shall be given a copy of the completed application form and the city shall
keep the signed original in its permanent records.” Following discussion, D’Aloia made a motion
to adopt Ordinance No. 1217 with the revision to paragraph 2, as provided in writing to the City
Clerk. Miller seconded the motion. VOTE: AYE - Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.

Planning Commission – Patrick McAtarian
Patrick McAtarian, Chairman of the Planning Commission, notified (as stated in Resolution 04-06)
the City Commission and City Clerk of three positions whose terms expired November 1, 2008.
Staff had already placed an advertisement in the newspaper of the expiring terms (Positions #3,
#4, #5 and vacant Position #1) as well as Position #2 on the Board of Zoning Appeals. Discussion
arose regarding revisions to Resolution 04-06.
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Unified Development Code (UDC) Changes
D’Aloia made a motion to table further revision consideration of Article Six Chapter One of the
UDC. Miller seconded the motion. VOTE: AYE – Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.

    City Manager & Staff Report
     The fourth and fifth (final) payments on the water tower were made. The telemetry work is
        to be installed mid-November. Cordell is researching contracting the demolition of the old
        water tower versus an engineering firm overseeing the project.
     An invitation to bid the KLINK resurfacing project will be in the newspaper and
        information may be picked up at City Hall. Cordell provided a list of firms that were
        solicited during the 2003 KLINK project.
     The John Deere mower at the golf course is having approximately $700 worth of repairs.
     The refuse truck repair is estimated to be $4K to $5K.
     Wiring on Field #1 has been taken down and painted.
     Birchwood Court is still being repaired.
     Next meeting estimates on replacing a skid loader will be provided.
     Board of County Commissioners provided Notice of Intent to adopt Unified Development
        regulations.

Mayor and Commissioner Reports
D’Aloia inquired about the following:
    o Pending item: Golf Course Fees
    o Golf Car Rental Agreement – Ron Martell
    o Refuse Rates
    o Library Lease Agreement (repairs)
    o Fire Protection Agreement
    o AT&T hasn’t signed site plan
    o Lakeview Dam inspection
    o Westar filing to KCC

Miller inquired about the following:
     o Status of Planning Commission agenda

D’Aloia made a motion to allow members of the Planning Commission whose terms expired
November 1, 2008 to serve until the reappointment process is handled. Miller seconded the
motion. VOTE: AYE – Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.
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Cordell stated the dumpster at 7 & Durink will be removed from the street.

As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:43 PM, on a motion made by
Miller and a second by D’Aloia. VOTE: AYE – Cabler, D’Aloia, Miller. Motion carried.

The next regular City Commission Meeting will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 7:00 PM
at the St. Marys City Hall.



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                                                     Tory A. Jost,
                                                      City Clerk

								
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